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Dr. David W. Hills

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Synchronicity works in strange ways. For some reason, I was just thinking about Dr. Hills a few days ago. My Dad was also a doctor and a friend. I was remember a story my Dad told me about how a doctor they worked with made a bigoted remark against Jews. Dr. Hills "corrected" him. I don't know if anyone ever realized it, but it obviously meant a lot to my Dad (who was Jewish), because he still talked about it

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Posted by: Nancy Gould - Lexington Park, MD - daughter of family friend   Jan 19, 2011

Dear family, please accept my prayers of GOD'S love as we celebrate David's life.

Grace and Peace, Pastor David


Posted by: David Yinglking - Enon, PA - friend   Jan 19, 2011

Dr Hills was the first person to lay eyes on me. He delivered me 47 years ago. My mother loved him as our family doctor. He had such a way with his patients. Always very kind and caring. I have had the pleasure of taking care of his dental needs the last several years. I always looked forward to his appointments so I could return the kindness he gave to me for so many years. I have a huge soft place in my heart for him. He will be dearly missed.


Posted by: Sharon Brant - Stevensville, MI - Former Pt and Dental Hygienist   Jan 18, 2011

Dear DAvid and family! So saddened to learn of your loss. Surely the strengths and gifts I have observed in you, David, are due to the heritage you have had from your parents, and, in particularly, from your Dad. God wrap you in His love as God by Jesus' hand comforts you and leads you into the future God is creating for you. In fond love...Ed Ross


Posted by: Edward Ross - Jackson, MI - Colleague   Jan 18, 2011

What am amazing life of service. I will always remember the Sunday morning when we found out that our daughter could not go to church camp because she had not had a "camp physical." Dr. Hills took off his choir robe, took us into one of the offices, gave Stacey a check up, signed her form, and she was on her way.

As time rolled on, we were blessed to be god parents to his granddaughter, and we shared deep

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Posted by: Deb and John Basham - Saint Joseph, MI - Friend, former patients   Jan 18, 2011

Love you and will miss you.


Posted by: Claire Hills - daughter in law   Jan 18, 2011

On behalf of the Samaritan Counseling Center, Benton Harbor, Michigan I extend our deepest sympathy in the loss of Dr. Hills. I personally served as a board member under the leadership of Dr. HIlls a number of years ago...and experienced a hard working, loving, caring man. I am proud to have know him and to have had the opportunity to serve the Samaritan Center under his wisdom and leadership.

Bruce Nitz
President, Board of Directors
Samaritan Counseling Center
Benton Harbor, MI.


Posted by: Bruce Nitz - Saint Joseph, MI - Friend & fellow Board member   Jan 18, 2011

Dr. Hills became a Volunteer for Hospice at Home in 1996, and I, as Volunteer Coordinator, got to know this special person. He was a true gentleman, with a wonderfully kind heart. His smile will never leave my memory, when he walked into a room he brought the Sun with him. I will miss him, I extend my wishes to his family for peace in their hearts.


Posted by: Carmen Biltgen - St. Joseph, MI - Friend   Jan 18, 2011

Dr. Hills inherited me as a patient, when I was in my mid-teens upon opening the medical practice with Dr. Hayes. He served me and my family while in that practice. I have never met another person for whom I had greater respect. My wife and I are saddened to learn of his passing. We know he will be in a better place. He will remain a bright memory in our hearts and minds all the remaining days of our lives. May God bless and keep you.

Jeff & Mary Porter


Posted by: Jeffrey L. Porter - Holland, MI - Former patient.   Jan 18, 2011